# Ailis McSweeney

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# Record Breaker
Cork's Phil Healy breaks Irish female outdoor record for 100m
The Bandon woman stormed to victory in a time of 11.28 seconds.
# Golden Girl
'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'
Irish teenage sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses on triumphing at the European U20 Championships, sudden media scrutiny, national identity and sports psychology.
# Athletics
In pictures: Fionnuala Brittton takes win at national indoors
And there was plenty of other talking points in Athlone.
# conjecture
Ailis McSweeney: Sometimes the medals go to those who want them the most
Our columnist gives a review and analysis of what was one of the most successful Olympic Games ever from an Irish supporter’s perspective.
# London 2012
Ailís McSweeney: Captain's performance from Rob can inspire Olive
Rob Heffernan brought Ireland to the brink of a sixth medal in the men’s 50km race walk this morning.
# Sixth
Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress
Joanne Cuddihy ran an impressive leg to give Irish supporters hope but their time was four seconds off the finals pace.
# expert view
Ailis McSweeney: Relay 101... here's what you can look forward to on the track tonight
A tight control on adrenaline and nerves is essential to get away at the right time, writes Ireland’s 100m record holder Ailis McSweeney.
# in full flight
Ailis McSweeney: All hail Taylor... and Rudisha
The Bray woman’s heroics will be difficult to follow, but David Rudisha and Usain Bolt are fitting closers to a sensational day.
# London 2012
Ailis McSweeney: Derval can deliver on biggest stage
The Cork-born hurdler is built to perform when the championship pressure is on, writes her training partner Ailis McSweeney.
# London 2012
Derval O'Rourke qualifies for 100m Hurdles semi-final
The Cork athlete recorded a season’s best time of 12.91 and paid credit to her training partner, our very own Ails McSweeney.
# Preview
Ailis McSweeney: Bolt will claim gold, provided he is fully fit
The 100m Final takes place this evening, and our columnist is tipping the 25-year-old to retain his title.
# Preview
Ailis McSweeney: Track action out of the blocks quickly... and there's no let up today
Ireland’s 100m record-holder looks forward to another packed slate at Olympic Park. With the Irish hoping to improve on yesterday’s fare.
# get set
Ailis McSweeney: For Ireland’s track stars, this is the biggest race of their lives
The likes of Derval O’Rourke, Robert Heffernan and Joanne Cuddihy are ready to go in London, writes their injured team-mate.
# London 2012
Ailis McSweeney: London may be tough, but sometimes the journey is just as hard
Ireland had their own selection headache ahead of the start gun on track tomorrow. But we’re not the only ones.
# London 2012
Athletics preview: London ready for another changing of the guard
Irish sprinter Ailis McSweeney identifies the events in which the next generation may step onto the podium.
# London 2012
Introducing... our Olympic expert for the London track action: Ailis McSweeney
The Leevale athlete is expecting strong performances from the likes of Derval O’Rourke and Fionnuala Britton.
# recommendations
Slideshow: Here are 50 essential Twitter accounts to follow ahead of the Olympics
See which Irish stars made the cut, as we recommend the most interesting and informative London 2012-related tweeters.
# Twittersphere
You trolling, Mark? It’s the sporting tweets of the week
An ill-advised tweet from a snooker world champion and another boring, boring day in the life of Rory McIlroy.
# Well read
The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
Do yourself a favour and check this lot out.
# Off Track
More bad news as Gillick to miss world championships
Dubliner joins Ailis McSweeney on the sidelines for the rest of the season as focus turns to London 2012 in 365 days’ time.